Crowdsourced Platform Logs Edible Plants Growing In Major Cities

Crowdsourced Platform Logs Edible Plants Growing In Major Cities
technology

Falling Fruit lists trees the produce food in US and Canadian urban hubs.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 1 july 2013

Care to go fruit picking in the city? You can check out Falling Fruit, a website that maps out and catalogs the urban trees with edible fruits, leaves and roots that you can find in your city.

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The site was created by PhD student Ethan Welty and computer science professor Caleb Philips, both from University of Colorado. The site has in its list over half a million trees with edible products. To date the database includes 575 different types of edibles (mostly plant species) that are found in over 578,513 locations.

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